Archaic Greece by Tadarida In the Archaic Period, clothes were mostly white and made of stiff materials. Woman on the left wears peplos, the one on the right - doric chiton. They are both made of two rectangular piece of cloth, that are sewn together on the left side and open on the right. Top edges are turned over and pinned together. In chiton, the fold reaches from shoulders to waist, in peplos it's shorter.

Archaic Greece by Tadarida In the Archaic Period, clothes were mostly white and made of stiff materials. Woman on the left wears peplos, the one on the right - doric chiton. They are both made of two rectangular piece of cloth, that are sewn together on the left side and open on the right. Top edges are turned over and pinned together. In chiton, the fold reaches from shoulders to waist, in peplos it's shorter.

"Head of a Youth"Archaic Greece Sculpture by Alva-Museum of Fine Arts Boston   | eBay

Details about "Head of a Youth"Archaic Greece Sculpture by Alva-Museum of Fine Arts Boston

"Head of a Youth"Archaic Greece Sculpture by Alva-Museum of Fine Arts Boston | eBay

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

“ Types of Greek Vases. ” Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

“ Types of Greek Vases. ” Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Kore statue. The kore is a type of Archaic Greek statue. They may represent a goddess, such as Persephone, priestesses or votaries of a goddess, or generic style of maiden votive, dedicated to a deity. The kore and kouros are illustrations of the Archaic Greeks moving towards realism in art; they are lifelike but highly stylized.

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Terracotta statuette of a siren; ca. 550–500 B.C. "Sirens are mythical creatures famous in antiquity for their song, which lured sailors to their death. Sanctuaries to the sirens are known to have existed in parts of South Italy and Sicily, as the geographer Strabo and other ancient writers tell us. This large, hand-modeled sculpture with applied decoration may well have been a votive offering at such a sanctuary."

Terracotta statuette of a siren; ca. 550–500 B.C. "Sirens are mythical creatures famous in antiquity for their song, which lured sailors to their death. Sanctuaries to the sirens are known to have existed in parts of South Italy and Sicily, as the geographer Strabo and other ancient writers tell us. This large, hand-modeled sculpture with applied decoration may well have been a votive offering at such a sanctuary."

Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture: Volume I: Archaic Greece: The Mind of Athens

Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture: Volume I: Archaic Greece: The Mind of Athens

Costume. Chitons.  Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

Costume. Chitons. Marjorie & C. H. B.Quennell, Everyday Things in Archaic Greece (London: B. T. Batsford, 1931).

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